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  • 'Transit deserts' in Chicago region's mass transit system: report

    'Transit deserts' in Chicago region's mass transit system: report
    The Chicago area’s mass transit agencies are doing a poor job of serving the commuting needs of the region -- portions of which are “transit deserts” — while planning efforts are haphazard, a new report says. Even major...
  • Woman struck, killed by Metra train in Franklin Park

    Woman struck, killed by Metra train in Franklin Park
    A Melrose Park woman was killed Thursday morning when she was struck by a Metra express train after walking onto or too close to the tracks near the Franklin Park station, officials said.   Franklin Park police said the woman, identified as Florence...
  • Local Voices Lake: Feb. 13 edition

    Local Voices Lake: Feb. 13 edition
    Letters to the editor from Highland Park and Grayslake. Metra woes I commuted from the Highland Park Ravinia Station from 1972 to 2003. I roughly figured that if I put in a 20-day working month, I would ride approximately 1,000 miles per month. Of...
  • Local Voices West: Feb. 20 edition

    Local Voices West: Feb. 20 edition
    Letters to the editor from Bartlett, Wheaton, Glen Ellyn, Hinsdale, Lyons and Elmhurst. College tuition With college tuition numbers reaching stratospheric heights for young adults, a question for these institutions of higher learning needs to be...
  • Delays on BNSF this morning because of freight derailment

    Delays on BNSF this morning because of freight derailment
    Delays up to 30 minutes were being reported on Metra's Burlington Northern Sante Fe line this morning because of a freight train derailment near Cicero Avenue on the Southwest Side. The derailment initially blocked three tracks and prevented Metra trains...
  • Vehicle hit by train in Des Plaines

    Vehicle hit by train in Des Plaines
    A vehicle was struck by a Metra train in Des Plaines this afternoon, authorities said. The train, which was headed for Des Plaines from downtown Chicago, hit a vehicle at River Road in Des Plaines about 4 p.m., as it was arriving at its destination,...
  • Downers Grove proposes new commuter parking permit

    Downers Grove proposes new commuter parking permit
    A new parking permit would open up the downtown garage to park-and-ride Metra customers coming into Downers Grove to work during the day. Village officials are proposing a permit for so-called reverse commuters, allowing these riders to keep cars in the...
  • Metra riders lodge complaints about delays

    Metra riders lodge complaints about delays
    Metra riders lodged complaints about train delays, overcrowding and communication missteps during a forum in Naperville Monday night. Roughly 40 people gathered to air their grievances at the hourlong event. Metra Executive Director Don Orseno told...
  • Woman injured after Amtrak train hits station wagon in Riverside

    Woman injured after Amtrak train hits station wagon in Riverside
    A woman was injured this afternoon after the station wagon she was driving was struck by an outbound Amtrak train in West Suburban Riverside, police said. The accident happened at 2:39 p.m. at the grade crossing on Harlem Avenue, said Riverside Police...
  • Buffalo Grove guide helps bicyclists get to Metra stations

    Buffalo Grove guide helps bicyclists get to Metra stations
    The village of Buffalo Grove has produced a guide to help bicyclists find the main routes to Metra stations. The League of Illinois Bicyclists initiated the Bike to Metra guide, which highlights preferred bike routes and rates the roads in terms of...
  • Downers Grove approves new parking permits

     Downers Grove approves new parking permits
    Downers Grove officials have approved a new parking permit for Metra riders who commute from Chicago to Downers Grove to work during the day. Council members voted unanimously March 4 to create a parking pass for "reverse commuters," allowing folks to...
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  • Trinity College Students To Present "Rent" At Austin Arts Center

     Trinity College Students To Present "Rent" At Austin Arts Center
    The 1996 musical “Rent,” will be staged -- free! -- by the Trinity College Department of Music and run Thursday Oct. 25 to Saturday, Oct. 27 at 7;30 p.m. in the Austin Arts Center's Goodwin Theater on the Trinity campus in Hartford. Direction...
  • Hartford Stage's Twelfth Night Has a Cast

    Hartford Stage's Twelfth Night Has a Cast
    Hartford Stage knows who’s in its upcoming production of Twelfth Night, directed by the theater’s new artistic director Darko Tresnjak. Tresnjak clearly has a thing for familiar faces. Not only do the majority of the Twelfth Night actors...
  • Our Picks: 3 Cool Events in Greater Hartford This Week

    Our Picks: 3 Cool Events in Greater Hartford This Week
    1) Latin Fest 2013 — Grupo Niche and Henry Santos of Aventura, Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts, 2132 Hillside Road, Storrs Mansfield, (860) 486-4226. Sat., Apr. 6, 8 p.m. jorgensen.uconn.edu. $25-$40. 2) Film: Tattoo Nation, AMC Loews...
  • Evening Of Jazz For Newtown In New Jersey

    A profound sense of abiding friendship and a passionate desire to express support and love for the families of the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown is the moving force behind an all-star jazz benefit concert that will be...
  • 'On the 20th Century' Slated For Hartt School

    'On the 20th Century' Slated For Hartt School
    The Hartt School at the University of Hartford will present the musical “On the Twentieth Century,” Thursday, March 14 through Saturday, March 16, at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, March 17, at 3 p.m., in Millard Auditorium, University of Hartford,...
  • Composer Hilary Tann Headlines the 13th Annual Women Composers Festival of Hartford

    Composer Hilary Tann Headlines the 13th Annual Women Composers Festival of Hartford
    Women Composers Festival of Hartford March 2-9, various locations around the Hartford area, womencomposersfestival.com   Over the last 12 years, the week-long Women Composers Festival of Hartford has grown into one of the Northeast's top...
  • Rocker at the Gate: Shredder Tony Spada Gigs With the Hartford Symphony Orchestra

    The thought of performing as a soloist in front of a world-class orchestra would make most long-haired rockers quake in their snakeskin boots. Not guitarist Tony Spada. Not one bit. Spada will be the featured soloist when the Hartford Symphony...
  • "Miss Saigon," With Former "Engineer" Kevin Gray Directing, Highlights Hartt Season

    "Miss Saigon," With Former "Engineer" Kevin Gray Directing, Highlights Hartt Season
    Kevin Gray, who starred in "Miss Saigon"  in Toronto and Los Angeles -- and is now a faculty member at the Hartt School, directs the musical at the school, part of the University of Hartford. The show runs Oct. 25 to 28, at Lincoln Theater, University of...
  • Grand Band Slam Hartford 2011: Best Jazz

    Grand Band Slam Hartford 2011:  Best Jazz
    Best Jazz: Earl MacDonald & the Hartford Jazz Society's New Directions Ensemble earlmacdonald.com The UConn professor is back in the Best Jazz spot, repeating his 2004 win in this same category. Back then, it was with his sextet; now it's with a group...
  • Freetime Fall 2011: An Introduction

    Freetime Fall 2011:  An Introduction
    In this fall's issue of Freetime, we've taken a look at the Wadsworth's exhibit of Patti Smith's photos — and Smith herself is going to be performing there on Oct. 20. And we also spoke with the Emerson String Quartet, celebrating their 35th year...
  • The Emerson String Quartet Returns to the Hartt School of Music on Oct. 13

    The Emerson String Quartet Returns to the Hartt School of Music on Oct. 13
    The Emerson String Quartet Oct. 13, Hartt School of Music, 200 Bloomfield Ave., West Hartford, (860) 768-4451, emersonstringquartet.com   Sixteen years ago, at the opening convocation at the Hartt School of Music's Millard Auditorium, I listened in...